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October 22, 2020, 3:32 PM

Vatican, China extend bishop agreement over US opposition

The Vatican and China have extended a controversial accord on bishop nominations over strong opposition from the White House and conservative Catholics
October 22, 2020, 3:32 PM
Vatican, China extend bishop agreement over US opposition
October 22, 2020, 9:15 AM

China criticizes US media controls as 'political oppression'

China’s government has condemned a U.S. decision to require more Chinese media outlets to register as foreign missions but gave no indication whether Beijing might retaliate
October 22, 2020, 9:15 AM
China criticizes US media controls as 'political oppression'
October 21, 2020, 5:22 AM

Fortunes of China's internet tycoons soar amid pandemic

A survey shows Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, held onto his status as China’s richest entrepreneur as the coronavirus shutdown propelled demand for online shopping and other services
October 21, 2020, 5:22 AM
Fortunes of China's internet tycoons soar amid pandemic
October 20, 2020, 10:41 AM

NATO to set up new space center amid China, Russia concerns

NATO plans to create a new space center to help manage satellite communications and the alliance’s military operations
October 20, 2020, 10:41 AM
NATO to set up new space center amid China, Russia concerns
October 20, 2020, 7:36 AM

China calls on India to honor pledge, return missing soldier

China's military says it hopes India will make good on its pledge to swiftly return a Chinese soldier found lost along their mountainous border where the sides have been locked in a tense standoff
October 20, 2020, 7:36 AM
China calls on India to honor pledge, return missing soldier
October 20, 2020, 12:31 AM

Canada-China spat heats up over ambassador's alleged threat

The diplomatic spat between Canada and China is growing more heated
October 20, 2020, 12:31 AM
China accuses Canada of condoning alleged anti-China remarks
October 19, 2020, 9:52 AM

China's economy accelerates as virus recovery gains strength

China’s economic growth accelerated to 4.9% over a year earlier.
October 19, 2020, 9:52 AM
October 18, 2020, 2:27 AM

China passes amendments outlawing insulting national flag

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong last year desecrated the Chinese flag.
October 18, 2020, 2:27 AM
October 15, 2020, 10:11 AM

China threatens response to new US sanctions over Hong Kong

China says new U.S. sanctions on officials responsible for Hong Kong security are an attempt to undermine the city's stability, and it is threatening unspecified countermeasures
October 15, 2020, 10:11 AM
China threatens response to new US sanctions over Hong Kong
October 15, 2020, 9:44 AM

China tracks US Navy ship's passage through Taiwan Strait

China says it tracked a U.S. Navy warship as it passed through the Taiwan Strait and has its forces in the area on high alert
October 15, 2020, 9:44 AM
China tracks US Navy ship's passage through Taiwan Strait
October 13, 2020, 1:04 PM

Asia Today: China city says it's tested 3 million for virus

Authorities in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao say they have completed coronavirus tests on more than 3 million people following the country’s first reported local outbreak in nearly two months
October 13, 2020, 1:04 PM
China city says it's tested 3 million for virus
October 13, 2020, 7:18 AM

China's trade growth accelerates in Sept; exports up 9.9%

China’s trade growth accelerated in September as the world’s second-largest economy recovered from the coronavirus pandemic
October 13, 2020, 7:18 AM
China's trade growth accelerates in Sept; exports up 9.9%
October 12, 2020, 7:36 AM

China says it has captured a group of Taiwanese spies

China says it has captured people spying for rival Taiwan and cracked a series of espionage cases
October 12, 2020, 7:36 AM
China says it has captured a group of Taiwanese spies
October 11, 2020, 12:05 AM

Detained Canadians in China get rare consular access

Canada says China granted them access for the first time since January.
October 11, 2020, 12:05 AM
October 9, 2020, 11:31 AM

China Golden Week holiday pumps up tourism, boon to economy

Some 637 million Chinese tourists took domestic trips during the eight-day Golden Week holiday, spending the equivalent of tens of billions of dollars at a time when China is seeking to boost consumer spending to stimulate the economy
October 9, 2020, 11:31 AM
China Golden Week holiday pumps up tourism, boon to economy
October 4, 2020, 1:47 AM

China's Xi sends sympathy message to Trump over infection

Numerous disputes have sunk Chinese-U.S. relations to their lowest in decades.
October 4, 2020, 1:47 AM
October 2, 2020, 2:39 AM

Hong Kong police arrest 86 for protesting on China holiday

Hong Kong police have arrested at least 86 people on suspicion of unauthorized assembly on China’s National Day holiday after crowds gathered in a popular shopping district and other areas chanting pro-democracy slogans
October 2, 2020, 2:39 AM
Hong Kong police patrol against protests on China holiday
1 month ago

Carbon monoxide kills 16 in coal mine in southwest China

High levels of carbon monoxide have killed 16 people in a coal mine in southwestern China
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Inside Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper as China clamps down on press freedom

ABC News' Britt Clennett reports on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy tabloid, which has come under fire as China asserts its dominance in the region, and continues to put its foot down on press freedom.
1 month ago
Inside Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper as China clamps down on press freedom
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Hong Kong’s 'rebellious' tycoon Jimmy Lai says his pro-democratic paper will push on despite the odds

The media tycoon is one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy activists and one of Beijing’s most ardent critics.
1 month ago
Tycoon Jimmy Lai says his pro-democratic paper will push on despite the odds
1 month ago

Australian think tank finds 380 detention camps in Xinjiang

An Australian think tank says China appears to be expanding its network of secret detention centers in Xinjiang, where Muslim minorities are targeted in a forced assimilation campaign
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China blasts US House bill, denies forced labor in Xinjiang

China is lashing out at the passage of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives that threatens sanctions over the alleged use of forced labor in China's Xinjiang region, calling the allegation a lie
1 month ago
China blasts US House bill, denies forced labor in Xinjiang
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China: Spying allegations against NYC cop 'pure fabrication'

China says allegations against a New York City police officer charged with being an “intelligence asset” for the Chinese government are a “pure fabrication” and part of a U.S. plot to smear Chinese diplomats in the United States
1 month ago
China: Spying allegations against NYC cop 'pure fabrication'
1 month ago

Police officer arrested and accused of acting as an agent of China

Authorities say the community affairs officer was taking orders from Chinese government officials at the consulate in New York and allegedly offered to give them inside information about the NYPD.
1 month ago
Police officer arrested and accused of acting as an agent of China
1 month ago

Ocean observation satellite launches from China

The rocket carrying the HY-2C satellite lifted off from northwest China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
1 month ago
Ocean observation satellite launches from China
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China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy's visit

Taiwan's defense ministry says China flew 18 warplanes including fighter jets near Taiwan in an unusually large show of force as a U.S. envoy held talks with officials on the self-governing island
1 month ago
China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy's visit
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US tariffs on China are illegal, says world trade body

The World Trade Organization has ruled that the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods worth more than $200 billion are illegal
1 month ago
US tariffs on China ruled to be illegal by world trade body
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China sends satellites into orbit at Yellow Sea

China on Tuesday successfully sent nine satellites into planned orbit with one carrier rocket at the Yellow Sea.
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China sends satellites into orbit at Yellow Sea
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Terry Branstad, US ambassador to China, to leave next month

The U.S. ambassador to China will step down early next month, ending a three-year tenure marked by a trade war and increasingly bitter relations between the world’s two largest economies
1 month ago
Pompeo tweet indicates US ambassador to China is leaving
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China confirms it detained 12 Hong Kongers at sea last month

Chinese authorities have confirmed the criminal detention of 12 Hong Kongers who were allegedly attempting to travel illegally to Taiwan by boat last month, while the foreign ministry in Beijing labeled the group separatists
1 month ago
China confirms it detained 12 Hong Kongers at sea last month
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Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" wins top prize at Venice Film Fest

Director Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a recession-era road trip drama starring Frances McDormand, has won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival, held against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic
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China announces new restrictions on US diplomats' activities

China has announced new restrictions on the activities of U.S. diplomats working in mainland China and Hong Kong, in what it called a justified response to similar measures imposed on Chinese diplomats in the U.S. last year
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Drone maker hurt by US-China rift, opening door to US rivals

U.S. national security concerns about the world’s dominant consumer drone-maker, China-based DJI, have upended the market for small drones
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China denounces US visa revocations as racial discrimination

The U.S. revoked the visas of about 1,000 Chinese students.
1 month ago
China denounces US visa revocations as racial discrimination
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China says ambassador hacked in 'like' of pornographic tweet

China's embassy in Britain is demanding that Twitter investigate after its ambassador's official account liked a pornographic tweet
1 month ago
China says ambassador hacked in 'like' of pornographic tweet
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Human rights groups ask IOC to move Olympics from China

China is host to the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott.
1 month ago
Human rights groups ask IOC to move Olympics from China
2 months ago

Defying US, Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has praised China’s role in battling the coronavirus pandemic and expressed support for the World Health Organization
2 months ago
Defying US, Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus
2 months ago

Hong Kong police arrest 289 at protests over election delay

People are upset Chief Executive Carrie Lam postponed elections for one year.
2 months ago
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China's top diplomat dismisses European rights concerns

He brushed off concerns by Western countries on trip to Europe.
2 months ago
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Arrests made at Hong Kong protest a year after police clash

Police in Hong Kong have used pepper spray and made several arrests as dozens of protesters gathered at a subway station to mark the anniversary of a violent clash last year during anti-government rallies
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More than 2 dozen killed when restaurant collapses in northern China

The two-story building collapsed during an 80th birthday party, killing at least 29.
2 months ago
More than 2 dozen killed when restaurant collapses in northern China
2 months ago

China criticizes US sanctions over South China Sea buildup

China is accusing the United States of violating international law by imposing sanctions on officials and companies involved in Beijing’s military buildup in the disputed South China Sea, but gave no indication of possible retaliation
2 months ago
China criticizes US sanctions over South China Sea buildup
2 months ago

Hong Kong government slams US decision to suspend treaties

The Hong Kong government has condemned the U.S.'s decision to suspend bilateral extradition and tax exemption treaties with the semi-autonomous Chinese city
2 months ago
Hong Kong government slams US decision to suspend treaties
2 months ago

People stranded on rooftops by rain, flooding in China

Authorities deployed helicopters in western China to rescue people stranded by flooding as heavy rain swelled the Yangtze and other rivers to dangerous levels
2 months ago
People stranded on rooftops by rain, flooding in China
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US suspends extradition and tax agreements with Hong Kong

The Trump administration has suspended or terminated three bilateral agreements with Hong Kong covering extradition and tax exemptions
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China considers imposing tariffs on Australian wine

China is investigating whether Australia is dumping wine in the latest trade dispute to strain their relations
2 months ago
China considers imposing tariffs on Australian wine
2 months ago

DOJ charges former CIA, FBI official with selling classified US secrets to China

The Justice Department has charged a former intelligence officer for the CIA and FBI with selling highly classified U.S. secrets to China.
2 months ago
DOJ: Former CIA, FBI official sold secrets to China for years
2 months ago

Hong Kong media tycoon relieved he wasn't sent to China

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai had just finished his morning exercise when the police showed up
2 months ago
Hong Kong media tycoon relieved he wasn't sent to China
2 months ago

China attacks new US demand to register Confucius Institutes

China is accusing the United States of trying to “demonize and stigmatize” relations between the two countries
2 months ago
China attacks new US demand to register Confucius Institutes
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China blasts US for Taiwan visit while virus spreads at home

A Chinese official has lashed out at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for visiting Taiwan amid an ongoing pandemic back home, accusing him of putting politics ahead of the lives of the American people
2 months ago
China blasts US for Taiwan visit while virus spreads at home